DC’s NFL Team Drops Name After 87 Years

A new name must still be selected for one of the oldest and most storied teams in the National Football League. It's unclear how soon that will happen.

  • Published 13 July 2020

[template id="245201"] WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the "Redskins" name and Indian head logo, bowing to recent pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans. A new name must still be selected for one of the oldest and most storied teams in the National Football League, and it was unclear how soon that will happen. But for now, arguably the most polarizing… Read at AP News